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"You know," said the stranger, "that when any luminous rays cross a medium such as the air, they are deflected out of the straight line; in other words, they undergo refraction.
Sweeping in from the ocean forty miles away, they were deflected by Sonoma Mountain and shunted high into the air.
After all, she had perhaps purposely deflected the conversation from her own affairs, and after the pain his last words had evidently caused her he felt that all he could do was to follow her lead.
Then as we were almost upon her I yelled to my companions to hold tight, and throwing the little vessel into her highest speed I deflected her bows at the same instant until we were running horizontally and at terrific velocity straight for the cruiser's keel.
And that, in turn, made the string very easy to deflect out of alignment during the shot.
BJP should not distort and deflect the debate on jobs.
According to the minister, the Russian side has been deflecting and will deflect the US attempts to hamper the eradication of the terrorist hotbed in Syria.
It features resilient tungsten carbide tips for durability, positioned at a 15[degrees] angle for better efficiency and in order to deflect a larger amount of material with less wear.
As the name implies, they deflect by different amounts: When the stick or yoke is moved to the right, for example, the aileron on the right (descending) wing is deflected up much more than the left (ascending) wing's aileron is deflected down.
Given that he is likely to divide his time between the dugout and the technical area, it's going to take a hell of a wayward shot to deflect off this particular Ball and into the net.
That is appropriate - but it shouldn't deflect from the fact that in David Moyes Everton have a very, very good manager.
Iran's chief of air defense claims the Islamic Republic is now mass-producing a system to deflect electronically any incoming missile so it cannot hit its intended target in Iran--a technological capability that not even the United States or Russia claim to have.